SL 55 AMG

  • Model
    R 230 E 55 ML
  • Description
    230.474
  • Production
    06.2001 / 12.2001 - 01.2006
  • production start-up pre-production series / standard production - end of production
  • Combustion principle
    Viertakt-Otto (mit Saugrohreinspritzung und Kompressor mit Ladeluft-~kühlung; Abgasreinigungsanlage mit geregeltem 3-Wege-Katalysator)
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Engine type
    M 113 E 55 ML AMG / 113.992
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    8 / 90° V; light-alloy block
  • Bore x Stroke
    97.0 x 92.0 mm
  • Total displacement
    5439 cc
  • Compression ratio
    9.0
  • Rated output
    350 kW / 476 hp, from 06.2002: 350 kW / 476 hp at 6100 rpm
  • Rated torque
    700 Nm at 2650 - 4500 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    2 intake, 1 exhaust / V-shaped overhead
  • Valve operation
    1 overhead camshaft per cylinder bank
  • Camshaft drive
    double roller chain
  • Fuel system
    microprocessor-controlled injection system with HFM (Bosch ME engine management) / supercharger with charge-air cooling
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    above the rear axle / 80 l
  • Frame design
    steel unit body
  • Front-wheel suspension
    four-link suspension with speed-sensitive level control
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    multilink suspension with Active Body Control (ABC)
  • Front springs
    spring struts with coil spring and plunger cylinder
  • Rear springs
    spring struts with coil spring and plunger cylinder
  • Shock absorber front/rear
    twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbers
  • Steering
    rack-and-pinion parameter power steering
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    Sensotronic Brake Control electrohydraulic brake system with antilock system and Brake Assist; internally ventilated and perforated four-wheel disc brakes
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical (foot-operated), acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    light-alloy wheels
  • Wheel rims
    front: 8 1/2 J x 18 H 2; rear: 9 1/2 J x 18 H 2
  • Tires
    front: 255/40 R 18 95 Y, rear: 285/35 R 18 97 Y
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    divided cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    5-speed automatic transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    planetary gear system
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.59; II. 2.19; III. 1.41; IV. 1.0; V. 0.83; R. 3.16
  • Final drive ratio
    2.82
  • Maximum speed
    250 km/h (electronically governed)
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    4.7 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    20.9 / 10.6 / 14.2 l
  • by Guideline
    93/116/EC; figures apply to City (urban) / EUDC (extra-urban) / NEDC (New European Driving Cycle, average from <36.8%> City and <63.2%> EUDC)
  • Wheelbase
    2560 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1569 / 1551 mm
  • Length
    4535 mm
  • Width
    1815 mm
  • Height
    1295 mm (with vario top closed)
  • Kerb weight
    1955 kg
  • by Guideline
    EC 92/21 (including driver, 68 kg, and baggage, 7 kg; tank 90 % full)
  • Gross weight
    2200 kg
  • Units produced
    19,022
  • Prices
    08.2001: EUR 124,236.00 (DM 242,984.49)
    02.2003: EUR 126,556.00
    02.2004: EUR 129,101.00
    04.2004: EUR 129,688.00
    01.2005: EUR 131,660.00
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